Bustard, John an English Wesleyan minister, was born at Sheffield, May 15, 1783. He was converted at the age of eighteen; was received into the travelling connection of preachers in 1807; retired to Sherborne in 1842; and died at Yeovil, Jan. 14, 1868. Bustard wrote biographies of Joseph (in verse), of Mary Ann Bustard, of Mildred, the Thanet Sunday-school teacher, of Lean, a young miner, of Miss H. M. Bingham and Mr. J. Bingham (1832, 12mo); revised and abridged Pierce's Sinner Impleaded in His Own Court, with a memoir of the author (1832, 16mo), and a volume of original poems-Scripture Themes in Rills and Streams (Bath, 12mo). See Minutes of the British Conference, 1868, p. 19; Osborne, Meth. Bibliog. p. 78, 215.